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Katrina Russell

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Author's Purpose

1. Choose 2. Listen to the video about author's purpose in terms of PIE 2. Use the tool to locate the matching persuade, inform or entertain to the correct piece of text. 3. Use the tool to explain one clue for each type of text that helps you know for sure the author's purpose- try to think about these questions when you answer Did the author try to make me laugh or tell me a story? (Entertain) Did the author give me facts or try to teach me something? (Inform) Did the author try to convince me or get me to change my opinion? (Persuade)

3rd Grade, 4th Grade, English Language Learners
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